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  • Between the months of December and February, advanced hotel bookings are necessary
  • Gas stations are usually found off the main roads, so motorists should seek out fuel pumps along the side streets of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) highways
  • The largest city, Canberra, is a cycle-friendly city
  • Even though the gateway airport into ACT does not cater to international connections, tourists should carry their passports at all times

Contact Numbers

Police: 000 / 131-444 Emergency: 000 The Canberra Hospital: +61-2-6282-1456 Embassy of the United States of America (Canberra): +61-2-6214-5600 British High Commission (Canberra): +61-2-6270-6666 Canadian High Commission (Canberra): +61-2-6270-4000 Canberra Elite Taxis: +61-2-6126-1600

Click here to learn about the Australian Capital Territory's Visas and Vaccinations